Open Source Software

Open-source Projects Glibc And Gnulib Look To Sever Copyright Ties With Free Software Foundation

Project maintainers follow GCC in dropping copyright assignment requirement The GNU C Library (glibc) and GNU Portability Library (gnulib) are laying the groundwork to divorce themselves from the troubled Free Software Foundation by removing the...

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Devterm Is An Open Source Portable Terminal With Modular (and Retro) Design

The DevTerm is a new portable computer with a very old aesthetic. Designed to look like an old school portable terminal, this modular, open source computer features a 6.8 inch, 1280 x 480 pixel IPS display, a keyboard, and battery module plus an...

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Risc-v Could Be Coming To Supercomputers (eventually)

RISC-V chips like the processors are starting to show up in low-power, open source computers like the HiFive Unmatched and Nezha as well as educational products like the BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor. Pine64 even uses a RISC-V processor for its...
Related topics: BBC

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Open-source Method Makes Possible Two-layer Pcbs With Through-plating At Home

If the last year and its supply chain problems have taught us anything, it’s the value of having a Plan B, even for something as commoditized as PCB manufacturing has become. If you’re not able to get a PCB made commercially, you might...

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Lilbits: Intel Beast Canyon Nuc, An Open Source, Configurable Keyboard, And The Down Side Of Fast...

Intel recently teased an upcoming NUC 11 Extreme compact, modular gaming desktop computer with 11th-gen Core processors, code-named “Beast Canyon.” But the company didn’t say which 11th-gen chips it would have. Now we know that at...
Related topics: Intel

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Oldos App Lets You Pretend You're Still Using An Iphone 3g

Feeling nostalgic about the good old days of home buttons and bubbly icons? Well, there's a way to bring it all back.  An app called OldOS (via The Verge) recreates the iOS 4 experience on a new iPhone. An open source project created by 18-year...
Related topics: Iphone, Mobile Technology, Ios

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How To Install Google Chrome On Ubuntu Linux

Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world. It’s not in Ubuntu’s standard software repositories, however, because it isn’t open-source. You can install Chrome on Ubuntu, however.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›
Related topics: Google, Chrome, Linux, Ubuntu

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Wine 6.0.1 Lets You Run Windows Apps On Apple Silicon

Wine is a free and open source utility that makes it possible to run some Windows applications on non-Windows operating systems including Linux, and Android, macOS. And starting with Wine version 6.0.1, that also includes Macs with Apple M1...
Related topics: Mobile Technology, Android Apps, Apple, Linux, Android

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Dos Vulns In 3 Open-source Mqtt Message Brokers Could Leave Users Literally Locked Out Of Their...

If your IoT kit employs RabbitMQ, EMQ X or VerneMQ, it's time to get patching Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Centre (CyRC) has warned of easily triggered denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities in three popular open-source Internet of Things...
Related topics: Computer Security

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Version 8 Of Open-source Code Editor Notepad++ Brings Dark Mode And An Arm64 Build, But Bans Bing...

'When a search engine does the censorship instead of its job, it's not reliable anymore' Version 8.0 of the popular Windows editor Notepad++ has arrived with new features including Dark Mode, a native build for ARM64, and optional new toolbar icons...
Related topics: Windows 8, Bing, Censorship

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Comment Editing

This site, like a large number of blogs and other websites, runs on WordPress, “a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database.” It’s pretty powerful and, over time, has...
Related topics: WordPress, Mysql, Databases, MariaDB

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How To Accept Donations On Your Website

Accepting donations online is a big way for people to make money. Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to crowdfund, a startup looking to grow, or an open-source software project looking for support, you’ll want a way for people to donate...
Related topics: Startup

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An Open-source Scientific Rpn Calculator

Why reach for a bland, commercially available calculator when you be using a model that employs RPN (Reverse Polish Notation) in its calculations and be a custom build all at the same time? The kids may have colour TFTs and graphing functions, but...

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Half-life: Alyx Has A Multiplayer Mod Now

Half-Life: Alyx’s multiplayer mod finally lets two people play Valve’s VR adventure together, though only barely.  Even just rudimentarily showing another player’s positioning, the ambitious open-source multiplayer mod is still undeniably...

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Amd’s Fideltyfx Will Support All Gpus And Xbox Series X/s Consoles

We know that AMD is releasing its open-source image quality toolkit FideltyFX on June 22nd to compete with Nvidia’s DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling,) the same processor that is reported to enable the rumoured Switch Pro to output 4K resolution...
Related topics: AMD, Xbox, Nvidia

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Google Security Experts Analyze Open Source Security Challenges And Solutions

As more and more companies rely on open source components in their software, securing these components becomes increasingly important.   This was the premise of a Google event today in which open source experts highlighted the many issues in...
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Lg Opens Open-source Licence Compliance Tool Source

Shine chaebol's FOSSlight on your projects, careful what you find Korean mega-corp LG has open-sourced the in-house toolbox it uses identify and manage open-source software licences within its own business.…

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How To Use Google's New Dependency Mapping Tool To Find Security Flaws Buried In Your Projects

Millions of Rust, JavaScript, Go, Maven repositories scanned and visualized Google has built an online tool that maps out all the dependencies in millions of open-source software libraries and flags up any unpatched vulnerabilities.…
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Microsoft’s Vote Tracking Software Clears A Major Hurdle

Hart InterCivic will be the first private vendor to partner with the company on using its open-source ElectionGuard system.
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Arduboy On The Big Screen

We’re big fans of the Arduboy here at Hackaday, but we’ll admit its tiny screen isn’t exactly ideal for long gaming sessions. There are some DIY builds of the open source handheld that use a larger SPI OLED display, though...

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